The battle between the Vikings and the West Franks in 881.
The time for ghastly ghosts and eerie sightings. And what about the Vikings?!
Just wanted to share this amazing photo of Ely cathedral. A building is linked to so many events and people in Anglo-Saxon England during the Viking Age!
Emma of Normandy is the proverbial spider in the web of Anglo-Danish-Norman politics in the eleventh century.
A new scholarly publication that questions our idea that Viking activity started only with the Lindisfarne raid. I found this via the ever-informative web site Medievalists.net. For the direct link, see the European Journal of Archaeology (available in Open Access, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/eaa.2019.19).
The life and times of a Danish commander who served many kings.